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Thursday 17 August 2017
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Gorakhpur nuclear power plant: Underground pipelines survey begins

Chandigarh, Sept 10 (PTI) 20:47 IST
While the survey to set up a nuclear power plant at Gorakhpur in district Fatehabad has already commenced, a survey of tube well, taps, underground pipelines, trees and orchards belonging to farmers began today.

Fatehabad's Sub Divisional Magistrate Baljit Singh visited the fields of the farmers and undertook the survey of old houses, bore-wells and trees. The survey would continue till September 25.

Singh said that 1503 acres of land was being acquired for the Gorakhpur nuclear power plant which included land from villages of Gorakhpur, Badopal and Kajalhedi.

Five teams have been constituted for survey which included departments like Public Works, agriculture, horticulture and revenue, he said.

The report of the survey done by the teams would be submitted to the Deputy Commissioner.

On the completion of the report, adequate compensation would be provided to the farmers, he said.

Singh said the technical survey was also being done by Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL.

He said a total compensation of over Rs 417 crore has so far been given to 852 farmers for their 1357.11 acres of land acquired.

Haryana's main opposition party INLD has opposed the setting up of the nuclear plant citing safety aspects.

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